Howard Franklin, Royal Historian, Designer
Howard Franklin is an accomplished and highly respected speaker on British Heritage, the Stately Homes and Gardens of Britain, and the British Monarchy and their Royal Palaces. Howard also gives talks on the History of Art and Art Appreciation.
Howard Franklin comes from an Eastern European Aristocratic Family on his Maternal side, and is directly related through his Mother to the Royal Family of Montenegro.The Paternal side of his family is rooted in North Yorkshire, Great Britain where they were squire landowners and bloodstock breeders, and are mentioned in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
Howard was a lead presenter for five years on the lunchtime BBC Television programme Pebble Mill at One and became a household name with the viewing public.An International Celebrity Speaker, Demonstrator and Judge for the Royal Horticultural Society he has travelled widely and has been seven times around the World.
Howard's lectures are a fascinating insight into the lives of Royalty, both their private and public image, their homes and lifestyles.
Howard Franklin is scheduled to sail on the following voyage(s) (subject to change):